What really grinds your gears?

Discussion in 'Just Talk' started by leesparkykent, Feb 16, 2018.

  1. leesparkykent

    leesparkykent Well-Known Member

    IMG_1920.jpg I'll start it off with this.
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  2. Jord86

    Jord86 Well-Known Member

    "It won't take you long."

    The impunity/lack of accountability of the HSE.

    Turning a corner in the van and hearing the unique sound of the boxes of neatly stacked various sized screws tumbling over and sliding around in unison as you continue to drive, sobbing quietly.
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  3. When a sparky - annoyed by his collapsed cable reel - then takes it out on his customers by leaving only 3" of flex coming out of backboxes.
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  4. Jord86

    Jord86 Well-Known Member

    Though to be fair to the sparky, he's usually spent a good half hour by that point finding and cleaning all of his backboxes out of multi finish.
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  5. KIAB

    KIAB Well-Known Member

    More like half a day,or longer in some cases.:mad:
  6. Longy75

    Longy75 Member

    What do you expect, making holes in a perfectly good wall :D
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  7. leesparkykent

    leesparkykent Well-Known Member

    Only because the chimp who drylined the wall couldn't understand the simple instruction of any cable with green and yellow tape on bring through the plaster board at the height that is written on the cable :D
  8. Jord86

    Jord86 Well-Known Member

    "We really really like you, we feel you were the most knowledgeable, reliable, punctual, professional contractor out of the twenty quotes we received, but we've decided to go with Aardvark builders instead I'm afraid, as they were £20 cheaper than you."

    Site 'Managers' under 25 years old. Then again, most get on my tots irrespective of age. The old school are gone.

    When you make a purchase totalling a couple if not several hundred pounds in screwfix, to be sent a £10 voucher the next day giving you only a few days to use it before it becomes void.
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  9. KIAB

    KIAB Well-Known Member

    And they then come crawling back to,continually calling you, when it all goes pear shape & expect you to drop everything to sort out the mess.:mad:
  10. CGN

    CGN Well-Known Member

    Lack of oil! :rolleyes:
  11. Bazza-spark

    Bazza-spark Well-Known Member

    You and your attitude to others.
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  12. leesparkykent

    leesparkykent Well-Known Member

    Internet trolls/keyboard warriors.
  13. Sparkielev

    Sparkielev Well-Known Member

    "It's just a wire" when asking for extra sockets and lights
  14. Longy75

    Longy75 Member

    Prefer float and set, make you guys work for a living chasing out :D:D
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  15. Coloumb

    Coloumb Well-Known Member

    Please who never admit to being wrong when proved otherwise.
  16. joinerjohn1

    joinerjohn1 Screwfix Select

    The sort who, thinking you have all the time in the world ask, “ While you’re here, can you just,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,, “
  17. Rulland

    Rulland Well-Known Member

    'Whilst you're here'.......err, nope......
  18. facilities

    facilities Guest

    Those that jump the que at the bar
  19. leesparkykent

    leesparkykent Well-Known Member

    Look at the pot calling the kettle black.
  20. WillyEckerslike

    WillyEckerslike Well-Known Member

    It's bad enough you two batting it back and forth but for you both to have the same avatar... I'm confused.
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